Fashion Revolution Week came to the end of a noise-making celebration of five years since its launch last week. This year, over 100 countries took part with events calling for a more transparent and ethical fashion industry, it was covered by many major fashion titles, and social media was abuzz with conscious fashion consumers putting their favorite brands to the test over their supply chains.
The key call-to-action during the week, which runs at the end of April each year marking the annive...
Mid-20th-century was one of the most exciting and glamorous times in fashion. A world where photography was just developing as an art form thanks to Helmut Newton, Irving Penn and their peers. A world where notorious editors Diana Vreeland and Carmel Snow were paving the way for career-driven women and Dior’s New Look would change the course of fashion as much as rock ‘n’ roll. However, many stories remain hidden from the history books. Now one writer is hoping to shine a light on what the er...
Ensuring that a £29bn industry has its voice heard in Brexit negotiations, the recently formed Fashion Roundtable has presented a white paper on the British fashion industry’s concerns which was discussed live on SHOWStudio today. With less than a year to go to finalize the deal, British-based companies are still facing huge uncertainty on the outcomes. Fashion Roundtable’s manifesto highlights three main areas that have particularly poignant implications for their sector: maintaining the sin...
Nature has always inspired couture fashion, but Italian master craftsman Tiziano Guardini goes one step further, integrating a love for nature in his materials that won him a PETA Fashion Award and a Green Carpet Fashion Award in 2017.
Using organic peace silk, which is made without boiling the cocoons of the silk worms, recycled nylon, and hand-embroidered sequins that have been created from upcycled sea shells and discarded CDs, his work straddles extraordinary artisanal skill with innovati...
WestEnd.Com is the new online destination to discover the most stylish, trendy, and luxurious places to go in the heart of London. Each shop, restaurant, hotel, and property company is accompanied by a short article, which I was tasked with writing, covering its back story and selling points.
The day before fashion week kicked off, the London Fashion Film Festival took place to shine a light on some of the creative talents that don’t always get a mention in the industry. The 60 films selected for the festival included adverts, editorials, and documentaries from global brands, to up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world including America, Italy, Spain, Canada, and, of course, the UK.
London’s fashion reputation has been established for decades, so it’s no wonder we’ve got plenty to choose from when it comes to style from bygone eras. If you love rummaging around for affordable, pre-loved pieces, head to the city’s bustling vintage markets to pick up something unique.
A Savile Row suit is the best a man can get, but for the sartorially-minded living outside the UK, owning one can seem like a distant dream. However, did you know that many of The Row’s famed institutions travel the globe to visit their customers?
In fact, for Henry Poole, who have been taking their swatches and tape measures over to the US since the 1950s, international clients account for 70% of their business.
While traditionally considered a women’s issue, diversity amongst male models in fashion is still a pressing issue that rarely gets the exposure it deserves. From racial stereotypes to the increasing pressure on men to have muscular physiques, advertising rarely reflects progressive views.
Whether you’re looking for a gift to give a jewellery fanatic who could rival Elizabeth Taylor, or want to find a sentimental piece given with love, jewellery is always high on the Christmas list. Perhaps, you’re even planning to pop the question this year. In a season of giving though, the most special presents are the ones that give back. We pick five of the best responsibly-made luxury jewellery brands so you can spread the Christmas cheer even further.
Columbian-born founder of Amalena, J...
No matter what the fashion magazines tell you; a trend isn’t a trend until the people say it is. If no one adopts fashion’s themes into their wardrobes, it’s of little significance.
One of the music industry’s best loved photographers, Lawrence Watson, has turned his hand to photographing portraits of Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, and Trevor Nelson once again for a new exhibition, but this time alongside recovered addicts.
Indian-born photographer and director Indrani Pal-Chaudhuri grew up with a fascination for photography as a medium to transport her well-travelled family back to the places they had been and the people they could no longer be with. Today, her celebrity portraits are portals to the glamorous world of fame. She has photographed Beyoncé since she was a teenager, Britney Spears’ perfume campaigns and her first celebrity commission came from David Bowie while she was still a student at Princeton University.
Jet-set glamour in today’s travelling climate is an impossible aspiration for most of us, especially on a flight when the stranger sitting next to you is using your shoulder as a pillow. When it comes to battling skin-drying air conditioning, dark circles from jet lag and staying fresh after a 10-hour flight, we could do with some expert advice.